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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B29WORKING OF PLASTICS; WORKING OF SUBSTANCES IN A PLASTIC STATE, IN GENERAL
    • B29CSHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING
    • B29C45/00Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor
    • B29C45/17Component parts, details or accessories; Auxiliary operations
    • B29C45/26Moulds
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B29WORKING OF PLASTICS; WORKING OF SUBSTANCES IN A PLASTIC STATE, IN GENERAL
    • B29CSHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING
    • B29C45/00Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor
    • B29C45/17Component parts, details or accessories; Auxiliary operations
    • B29C45/26Moulds
    • B29C45/36Moulds having means for locating or centering cores
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B29WORKING OF PLASTICS; WORKING OF SUBSTANCES IN A PLASTIC STATE, IN GENERAL
    • B29CSHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING
    • B29C45/00Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor
    • B29C45/17Component parts, details or accessories; Auxiliary operations
    • B29C45/26Moulds
    • B29C45/36Moulds having means for locating or centering cores
    • B29C2045/363Moulds having means for locating or centering cores using a movable core or core part
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B29WORKING OF PLASTICS; WORKING OF SUBSTANCES IN A PLASTIC STATE, IN GENERAL
    • B29CSHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS; SHAPING OF MATERIAL IN A PLASTIC STATE, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; AFTER-TREATMENT OF THE SHAPED PRODUCTS, e.g. REPAIRING
    • B29C45/00Injection moulding, i.e. forcing the required volume of moulding material through a nozzle into a closed mould; Apparatus therefor
    • B29C45/17Component parts, details or accessories; Auxiliary operations
    • B29C45/46Means for plasticising or homogenising the moulding material or forcing it into the mould
    • B29C45/56Means for plasticising or homogenising the moulding material or forcing it into the mould using mould parts movable during or after injection, e.g. injection-compression moulding

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Jan. 13, 1948. F. A. SCHULTZ MOLDING APPARATUS 2 Sheets- Sheet 1 Filed Oct. 6, 1944 I/VVE/VTOR 5450190472 A ram/7 ill/j F. A. SCHULTZ MOLDING APPARATUS Jan. 13,

2 Sheets-Sheet 2 Filed Oct. 6, 1944 TY \YTT M VE/VMR A 54.60/04 72 Y ATTORA/f) Patented Jan. 13,

UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE 2,434,594 7 Mom-rho rhinos. Frank A. Schultz, La o ge m, assignor to Western Electric compan Incorporated; New

York,;l\ Y., a corporation of New'Yoi'k Aim if tiqh more 6. 1 4 Se a No? M 2*. Glaims. 1

This invention relates to molding apparatus andmore particularly to. an injection type molding apparatus.

The present invention is particularly useful in the molding of relatively long tubes having one closed end wherein great. diflioult-y is experienced in holding a long core concentricv in a die' cavity in order to prevent its deflection during the in jection operation, which deflection results in de fective tubes.

An object of; this invention is. to provide asimple,- efi icient and practicable apparatus for molding hollow articles.

In accordance Wi t e above object. the present invention; in one embodiment thereof, comprises a sectionalmol ng die, one section of whidh s Q le o a a ta i nary sec? and th two e tions Tre ormed to. rovid a e Cavity hwa t n l li iq the ect ons e te di g l n tu allro t e. d e cav ty. Eemovably a a hed to t emqvable ie s ction is a relatively long corehaving an integral di e por: tion and arranged above and spaced from the upper end of the cdre is a depending die member, which, n ddii fi' iit e d e v t'yip j'e. and die portion, serves to'. provi e a mold for relatively long time havin a closed iibiier end. Slidably fitted oh the core and on the with ofthe die cavity is rms, which is fie'ctive to prevent deflection the one. this holding it con' with the die cavity which surround t e V t e i j d m lld fifl' ia fills" the l me, th ring being finally pushed on of theoore'and into a recess surrounding the dependingdi Other objects and advantages of th' will more-fully appear from thefollow 7 a description, taken in; conjunction with the do: companying drawings, in which Fig. 1 is afront' elevational view, partly sec? tion, of the movable die section" (it a molding ap aratus embodying the features of this mvehtion, the view being taken onthe parting" line oi the die sections with the parts t ar'ndrmar positions prior to the iniieotion ofthe" molding material; W

- Fig. 2 isa vertlcal-sectionalview" taken on the" line 2-2 of Fig. 1, sl'io'wir'ig the position of the parts after completion of a molding operation;

Fig. 3 is a plan sectional View taker-l on th'line 33' of Fig. 2, showing the position of the parts prior to the injection of the molding material;

Fig. 4 is a fragmentary enlarged vertical see tional view of the upper portion ofFig. 2, show ing the position of the parts prior to th'inle'ction. of the molding material; and

2 Fig. 5 is a plan sectional view taken on the line 5 5 of Fig. 4.

Referring now to the drawings, wherein the features of "this invention have been embodied in a horizontal type molding apparatus, a Sta die, section being indicated at In and. av tally reciprocablef die section at ll. The die S tibn ll] i's alttalched, as indicated at 12, to a flied bed l3 and the die section u is attached, as indicated at [4, to a reciprocatory platen, 5 oji the apparatus, a vertical partingline of the die S b i's ifi iqi fi a1 Fig l a d .1-,

entit s d ed c sses, S a d 2 med n" he. die ,QI1S.. m an if. nective r at ach e it the a t ng, he. i i. i i fill 46 ie se ions are in abut rela n fillies? 2 8 and. or t n a a n a an: dated in general at 2}. lie'niovably fitt d in the i a ity 21 s a cor m m h in mi i her w th. i ldsr si di b n 250 1. 6 92 and. ie grt o ei ene l i. ullar i was: ct nlThe r i Qf fie'd P fiwh sh. is of the greatest, diameter- 1st d similarly arranged bottom sloping f es 25 (Figs; land which" may engage similarly arranged and sloping face 2'! of the recesses 19 and Z0 inthe are stations [0 and n, respects/aye xtending from the dle portion 2 5' at dia-1 metrically opposite points and o'ffset with respect to the longitudinal c'en'terline ofth'e core 22 and die portion 25 are lugs 28 ente'rable' in' re'cess's 29 in the die section H], which, in cooperation with a recess 32 provided in one of the sloping faces 26 of the die portion and a spring'press'ed' pin 33 mounted in the die section II, m ke it possible to mount the core 2 2'a'nd its die portion 25 in only one position in the recess 20 ofthe die section H. The m 33 also serves to retain the core 22 on the die-section H until freed therefromin a manner to be described hereinafter.

sli'dably fitted upon the core 22 and on the wall of the die cavity 2| is a sleeve orring 34', which is provided on its periphery with longitudinal slots 35' for air venting purposes. The purpose of thering will be fully described here in'after. In the upper shouldered end of the die cavity 2i is' r'emovabl'y fitted a shouldered die member 36 of circular cross section having a' lower depending portion 31 (Figs. 1 and 4), the diameter of which is slightly less than that of the core 22, so'that an annular recess 38 is formed between the die's'ection's HI" and II and theportion 3'! of the die'meniher 36 directly above the upper endface of the core 22 for a purpose to be described hereinafter. The space between the upper end face of the core 22 and the lower end face of the die member portion 31 determines the thickness of the closed upper end wall of a tube 39, shown in Fig. 2, upon completion of a molding operation. Formed in the die member 36 is a shouldered aperture 46, in the lower larger diameter of which is fitted a pair of semi-cylindrical inserts 4|, each having a slot 42 ground into its fiat inner surface and extending longitudinally along the insert from end to end. As

shown, the slots 42 taper outwardly slightly along their entire length to facilitate the removal of excess molding material entered therein. The aperture, which is rectangular in cross section, provided by the slots 42 and opening at its upper end into the smaller diameter of the aperture 40 of the die member 36, serves as an outer air venting aperture. An air venting aperture which is rectangular in cross section is desirable since it permits control of the thickness of the aperture while, at the same time, allowing control of the width.

A leaf spring 45, fixed to the die section II and engaging, at its outer free end, the upper surface of the die member 36, serves to maintain the die member in position in the recess 26 of the die section II when the latter die section is moved away from the die section I6 after a molding operation. This arrangement also lends itself to the ready removal of the die member 36 when necessary.

A horizontally disposed tapering sprue chamber 46 is formed in a hardened insert 41 secured in the die section It] (Fig. 3) to admit molding material from a movable extrusion head 48, shown fragmentarily. A runner 49 formed jointly in the die sections l6 and II extends laterally on the parting line l8 of the die sections from the inner larger end of the sprue chamber 46 to the die cavity 2|, where it communicates with a bifurcated runway 50 formed jointly in the upper surface of the die portion 25 of the core 22 and in the abutting surface of the die sections I and H, whereby the molding material may pass into the die chamber and rise to the upper end of the core 22 under the extrusion pressure. This drives any trapped air or gas upwardly and it escapes first through the slots 35 of the ring 34 and thence through the venting aperture formed by the tapering slots 42 of the inserts 4| carried by the die member 36 and finally through the smaller diameter of the aperture 40 of the die member 36 to atmosphere.

To facilitate removal of the core 22 and its die portion 25 with the molded tube 39 thereon from the die section [I after the separation of the die sections, a manually actuated lever 53 is provided. The lever 53 is mounted in a slot 54 formed in the die section II at the parting line l8 and is fulcrumed for lateral movement about a pin 55 attached to the die section and entered in an aperture in the lever, the aperture and the slot 54 being relieved, as indicated at 56 and. 51, respectively, to permit the necessary lateral movement of the lever. A strap 60 secured to the die section II and spanning the lever 53 serves to limit the movement of the lever in one direction about the pin 55, a recess 6| being formed in the die section III for receiving the strap when the die sections are closed. The inner end of the lever 53, when the die sections l0 and H are closed (Fig. 3), abuts one of the lugs 28 provided on the die portion 25 of the core 22. Upon the die section being moved to the left (Fig. 3) to separate it from the die section 10, the core 22, with 4 its die portion 25, will be carried therewith, the spring-pressed pin 33 and the leaf spring 45 insuring that the core, as well as the die member 36, will not stay with the stationary die section It). Thereafter, in order to free the core 22 from the die section II, the hand lever 53 i laterally rocked clockwise about the pin 55, whereupon the inner end of the lever bearing upon the lug 26 on the die portion 25 of the core 22 loosens it from the spring-pressed pin 33, as well as from the die secjjtion, after which it may be manually removed from the apparatus. The manner of mounting the core 22 and the die member 36 in the die section I |,it is believed, will be clearly understood from the above description.

It will be evident that, in the molding of the long tube 39, having a closed end wall, difficulty will be encountered in maintaining the long core 22 concentric in the die cavity 2| even when the best steel is used to form the core unless some means is provided for preventing deflection of the core in the die cavity. This is the purpose of the sleeve or ring 34 slidably fitted upon the core 22 and the peripheral wall of the die cavity 2| and the cooperating annular recess 38 arranged between the depending portion 31 of the die member 36 and the die cavity. Although the ring 34 is shown in Figs. 1 and 4 as adjacent the upper end of the core 22 when the apparatus is in condition for a molding operation, it will be understood that it is not necessarily confined to this position, but may be positioned at any point along the core.

In the operation of the apparatus above described, the molding material, in the manner previously described, is entered in the die cavity 2| under the extrusion pressure and rises therein, pushing the ring 34 upwardly and finally pushing it on of the core and into the recess 38, as shown in Fig. 2, as the end wall of the tube 39 is formed between the cooperating surfaces of the core, die member 36 and the ring 34. This arrangement of supporting the core 22 during the molding of the tube 39 accurately maintains the core concentrically in the die cavity 2| and thus results in a straight tube with a uniform wall thickness. Upon completion of the molding operation, the die section II is moved away from the die section III and the core 22 freed from the die section II in the manner hereinbefore described, the molded tube 39 being removed therefrom. To remove the ring 34 from the die member 36, the latter is freed from the die section II and the ring slipped off the die member and then is slipped onto the upper end of the core 22. Thereafter the core 22 and the die member 36 are placed in position in the recess 26 of the die section II, as shown in Fig. 1, and after closing the die sections, another tube may be molded.

What is claimed is:

1. In a sectional molding die for molding hollow articles, cooperating stationary and movable die sections having formed jointly therein a die cavity, a core mounted in and spaced from the wall of said cavity at one end, said core having an enlarged die and base portion at its other end normally supported in enlarged portions of said cavity, said core base portion and said stationary die section having cooperating portions so constructed and arranged that said core may be mounted only in one operative position. means mounted in said movable die section and cooperating with a face on said core base portion for retaining said core thereon upon separation of said die sections, a lever pivoted on said movable die section bearing at its inner end on one of said cooperating portions on said core base portion for freeing the core from said movable die section upon separation of said die sections, and an apertured member surrounding and slidable upon said spaced core end and externally upon the wall of said cavity for maintaining said core end in predetermined position in said cavity during the molding of an article.

2. In a sectional molding die for molding hollow articles, cooperating stationary and movable die sections having formed jointly therein a die cavity, a core mounted in and spaced from the wall of said cavity at one end, said core having an enlarged die and base portion at its opposite end normally supported in enlarged portions of said cavity, said core base portion and said stationary die section having cooperating extensions and recesses, respectively, so arranged that said core may be mounted only in one operative position, a lever pivoted on said movable die section hearing at its inner end on one of said extensions for freeing the core from said movable die section upon separation of said die sections, an apertured member surrounding and slidable upon said spaced core end and externally upon the wall of said cavity for maintaining said core end in predetermined position in said cavity during the REFERENCES CITED The following references are of record in the file of this patent:

UNITED STATES PATENTS Number Name Date 2,351,454 Pereles June 13, 1944 1,816,011 Gurnee July 28, 1931 2,027,165 Grubman Jan, 7, 1936 2,370,294 Dodge Feb. 27, 1945 FOREIGN PATENTS Number Country Date 388,662 Great Britain Mar. 2, 1933 OTHER REFERENCES Ser. No. 391,198, Chapuis (A. P. (3.), pub. June 15, 1943.

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